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My 4 yr old has a red bump in armpit, been there at least a month. has white center but no pore opening. sore to touch. 1/4 size of a pea, moveable.

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Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Infection: Sounds like a local furuncle, or abscess. Have you tried warm compress to help it open and perhaps drain? If your child has fever though, then I would have it looked at by MD.
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